Content - Housing - Directives
Social Housing Providers must comply with the Housing Services Act, 2011, which governs housing in Ontario. They must also comply with these directives, which provide the interpretation and application of legislative and regulatory requirements that are necessary for social housing program delivery and compliance.
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Rent Geared to Income Internal Transfer Policy
Over Housed Households
Housing Provider's Refusal to Offer an RGI Unit
Internal Reviews Conducted by Housing Providers
Lease and Schedules
Market Rent Households Re-applying for RGI Assistance
Review of RGI Eligibility by Housing Providers
Pursuit of Income
Rent Deferral and Rent Forgiveness
Offers and Refusals of an RGI Unit by Households
Eligibility Rules for Rent-Geared-To-Income (RGI) Assistance
New Housing Services Act and Regulations effective January 1, 2012
Conflict of Interest.
Ontario Electrical Safety Code
Change in reporting procedures for Annual Reporting to the Service Manager.
RGI calculation: application of minimum and maximum geared-to-income rent.
RGI calculations: joint custody.
RGI calculations: irregular income verification.
Restrictions from Transfer Orders for Federal Housing Programs (Projects formerly administered by the CMHC under Section 26 Limited Dividend or Section 26 Non-Profit program, Section 27 Non-Profit program, and Section 95 of the National Housing Act).
Requirement to Return to Target
RGI calculations: application of minimum geared-to-income rent to a unit where utility charges apply
Duty to Provide Information
Selection of Households for a Vacant Unit under the Cascading Age Policy